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    {Review} HALLOWEEN FIEND, by C.V. Hunt

    Published by Grindhouse Press Genres: Creature Feature, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Thriller Format: Paperback Strang isn’t the small, quaint town it appears to be. It’s haunted every night by a creature the townsfolk refer to as Halloween. Once the sun sets each day, Halloween emerges to collect its treats: a small, live offering from each household. The residents comply because no one wants to be the target of Halloween’s tricks. But the nightmare of residing in Strang is nothing compared to the yearly ritual Halloween demands of the citizens on All Hallows’ Eve. 4 Stars. Buy on Amazon: eBook | Paperback HALLOWEEN FIEND, by C.V. Hunt…

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    {Review} GODSGRAVE (Book 2 of the Nevernight Chronicle), by Jay Kristoff

    Published by St. Martin's Press Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: Paperback The second thrilling installment of the award-winning Nevernight Chronicle, from New York Times bestselling author Jay Kristoff. In a land where three suns almost never set, a ruthless assassin continues her quest for vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family. Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church hierarchy think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending the men who…

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    {Review} ONE BY ONE, by D.W. Gillespie

    Published by Flame Tree Press Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Haunted House, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller Format: eARC The Easton family has just moved into their new fixer-upper, a beautiful old house that they bought at a steal, and Alice, the youngest of the family, is excited to explore the strange, new place. Her excitement turns to growing dread as she discovers a picture hidden under the old wallpaper, a child’s drawing of a family just like hers.  Soon after, members of the family begin to disappear, each victim marked on the child’s drawing with a dark black X. It’s up to her to unlock the grim mystery of…

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    {Review} VIOLET, by Scott Thomas

    Published by Inkshares Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eARC For many children, the summer of 1988 was filled with sunshine and laughter. But for ten-year-old Kris Barlow, it was her chance to say goodbye to her dying mother. Three decades later, loss returns—her husband killed in a car accident. And so, Kris goes home to the place where she first knew pain—to that summer house overlooking the crystal waters of Lost Lake. It’s there that Kris and her eight-year-old daughter will make a stand against grief. But a shadow has fallen over the quiet lake town of Pacington, Kansas. Beneath its surface,…

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    {Review} NEVERNIGHT, by Jay Kristoff

    Published by St. Martin's Griffin Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Law & Crime, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: Paperback Nevernight is the first in an epic new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author, Jay Kristoff. In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family. Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape her father’s failed rebellion with her life. Alone and friendless, she hides in a city built from the bones of a dead god, hunted by the…